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The Most Valuable Songs from Many Countries in the World 2021

Every country has its natural resources — and every country on Earth can count its musicians among them. Science has proved that music exists in all cultures. Songwriters everywhere create music for the same fundamental reasons — including “infant care, healing, dance, and love”…

…but are they earning the same amount of money?

The…

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Answers to Past Articles — Part 18: On the Road Again

In past articles in which your participation was not only requested but also helpful and humorous, I did not give the answers to questions which I have posed to you; so this article is the eighteenth of a series to do just that — along with links to the aforementioned articles…

…and the links are…

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The Top Earners of TikTok Around the World 2021

You may not have heard of a company which is based in China called ByteDance Ltd.; but TikTok — which is the leading social network destination for sharing short-form mobile video — is one of the products which is owned by the company; and approximately 100 million users who are based in the United States continue to consume bite-sized videos and thus contributing to $35 billion in annual revenue for the company.

The 50 most followed TikTok accounts and the most followed for each key TikTok category were…

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What is Wrong With This Photograph? Part 91: Reader Edition

I am proud to say that readers of The Gate continue to keep sending photographs to me. To kick off this series of the reader edition of What is Wrong With This Photograph? articles, the following photograph was taken by NB_ga — who is a reader of The Gate — who decided to walk in Harrison Park of Ellijay in northern Georgia last autumn prior to Halloween during a beautiful afternoon with pleasant weather.

For this edition of this popular game, can you guess what…

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The Top-Rated Movie Produced In Every Country 2021 — Mapped

Everybody is apparently an armchair traveler these days — especially during the current 2019 Novel Coronavirus pandemic; and with actual travel restricted in many places around the world, many of us have seen little of the outside world — except with what we see on the screens of our televisions, computers, and portable electronic devices. While some aficionados of movies and films have embarked on adventurous pandemic viewing projects, most of us have defaulted to what may be considered a Hollywood view of the world…

…but what if you could travel the world from your armchair and see it through the eyes of local people, residents, and natives of each country?

For this globetrotting list of the most highly rated movies produced, films produced in every country in the world were identified by using…

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What is Wrong With This Photograph? Part 90

As I was on my way back from McCaysville in Georgia to sample a pastrami sandwich at Katz’s New York Deli — and then afterwards have fun with the state line between Georgia and Tennessee — I had to stop to take both the photograph at the top of this article and the photograph shown below.

For this edition of this popular game, can you guess what…

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Comparing Vehicle Fuel Prices in Select Cities Worldwide 2021

Motorists are seemingly everywhere. Driving a car is often the most convenient way to go where you need to go — whether you are in Bamako, Bangkok, Belgrade, Bondi, Brasília, or Brooklyn — so while a select few countries monopolize the fuel extraction industry, the price of gasoline and diesel varies from country to country, depending on such factor as affordability, availability, and local taxes.

Fuel prices have fluctuated dramatically since…

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What is Wrong With This Photograph? Part 89

As I was on my way to McCaysville in Georgia to sample a pastrami sandwich at Katz’s New York Deli — and then afterwards have fun with the state line between Georgia and Tennessee — I had to stop to take both the photograph at the top of this article and the photograph shown below.

For this edition of this popular game, can you guess what…

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